Black doesn't have to be boring — the Cannes Film Festival red carpet saw a bevy of beauties donning the black dress with dramatic flair
Svelte, sexy and a sartorial staple. A procession of dark dresses sashayed down the red carpet on day seven and proved, once again, that when it comes to timeless elegance, it's hard to beat black. At last evening's premiere of Sicario (starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin), star-studded attendees opted for the fail-safe option — but not without playing it up with bows, intricate embellishments and sheer panels. See our favourites below.
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